Causal exclusion without explanatory exclusion

Manuscrito 25 (3):177-198 (2002)

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André Fuhrmann
Goethe University Frankfurt
Abstract
The causal/explanatory exclusion argument is one of the principal weapons against the possibility of mental causes/explanations having genuine causal/explanatory power. I argue that the causal and the explanatory versions of the exlusion argument should be distinguished. There are really two arguments, one of them perhaps successful, the other one not
Keywords Causation  Metaphysics  Mind  Physicalism  Supervenience  Kim, J
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